Turkish army strikes convoy near Syria's Afrin

Turkish army strikes convoy near Syria's Afrin

"Turkey is against these tactics", Erdogan said. "Only terror targets are being destroyed and utmost care is being taken to not harm civilians", it reiterated.

This summer will be very "hot" for terrorists in Syria, Turkish media quoted President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying February 23.

The Defence Minister, Nurettin Canikli, has previously dismissed reports of harmed civilians as false.

Turkey launched a military offensive on January 20 to clear Afrin from the YPG, which it considers a terror group.

According to the Syrian State Television, the Kurdish forces will grant the armed body of this nation more than a dozen Aleppo areas, including the Sheik Maksud, Halak, Boustan Basha, Haidarieh and Ain Tal neighborhoods.

Earlier in the day, a Syrian security source told Sputnik that the Kurdish Self-Defense Forces (YPG) and the Syrian armed forces have agreed on the transfer of control over the town of Tell Rifaat in northern Aleppo province to the Syrian army, the government troops will enter the settlement in the next few hours.

Toronto police update expected on investigation into accused serial killer Bruce McArthur
May 2016 - July 2017 - Police believe Dean Lisowick, 43 or 44, of no fixed address, was killed by McArthur during this time span. Police identified the sixth suspected victim as Skandaraj Navaratnam, who disappeared in Toronto on Labour Day weekend in 2010.

The two sides have at times been in direct conflict and at others have formed realpolitik alliances during Syria's war.

The alliance has anxious observers of the war, who fear it could trigger a complicated escalation in fighting.

As shown in the video above, the Turkish forces struck a convoy carrying weapons and ammunition, along with humanitarian aid that was intended for Afrin city.

The attack killed at least one person and injured 10, YPG spokesperson Birusk Hasaka said.

Kurdish leaders say they seek autonomy as part of Syria, while President Bashar al-Assad says he wants to restore state rule over the whole country.

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